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Dragon ties revisited

By Roger Shelton 1 February 2021, Build 182

While the use of dragon ties in New Zealand residential construction has decreased over recent decades, they remain a simple and cost-effective method to provide bracing solutions to larger rooms. However, BRANZ helpline queries suggest there is still some confusion around when they should be used.

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Slowing the flow

By Ann Galloway 1 April 2021, Build 183

On-site stormwater management for new developments is now a requirement in many jurisdictions. This is what you need to know about options such as detention and retention tanks, soak pits and pervious paving.

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SIPs for faster construction

By Anna Walsh, David Carradine 1 October 2021, Build 186, Feature article

Building systems that include higher levels of prefabrication and off-site manufacture are potential solutions to New Zealand’s urgent housing need. Current research will give a better overall understanding of the performance of sips in New Zealand.

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